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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Datenight
Not if you count the hours cleaning and bringing...

Not if you count the hours cleaning and bringing up to good running order!

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Datenight
We sold Datenight in June of 2018. Diane did not...

We sold Datenight in June of 2018. Diane did not want to be without a boat for the summer so I found a deal on Craigslist. A 28 foot Trojan for $4000. We named it Cheap Date and had a great season....
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Datenight
Hi Jim, We have a new Datenight on the way....

Hi Jim,

We have a new Datenight on the way. There have been several bumps in the road but we should have our new North Pacific 45 by the first week in May. There may be a problem with the virus...
Forum: General Maintenance 02-10-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Datenight
Hi Mike, These have worked for me. The...

Hi Mike,

These have worked for me. The plastic is only to set the toggle in place. The ones pictured take a 1/4" bolt or machine screw.

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Datenight
Have to agree with Pete. Most of the staple holes...

Have to agree with Pete. Most of the staple holes will become less noticable with sanding and coating. Sometimes filling the holes can make them stand out more. Try filling a few before coating and...
Forum: General Discussion 02-08-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Datenight
There have been several threads recently about...

There have been several threads recently about this. A search will find them. In my opinion the best way is chemical stripper with a sharp scraper then sand. I do several of these plywood soles per...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-07-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 953
Posted By Datenight
Sorry to go off topic but I just noticed that my...

Sorry to go off topic but I just noticed that my last post was 571. As a Groton, CT boy born, raised and still living here, 571 is the number of the Nautilus the first nuclear powered submarine. A...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-07-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 953
Posted By Datenight
He doesn`t mention the muscle spasm which goes...

He doesn`t mention the muscle spasm which goes with it where muscles spasm to protect underlying structures, and is severely painful with certain movements.[/QUOTE]

Bruce,

I was trying not to...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Datenight
Capn James, I usually install 1/4" (Teak and...

Capn James,

I usually install 1/4" (Teak and Holly plywood) over an existing floor as that sole has already proven to be plenty strong enough. This thickness is easier to work with and sometimes...
Forum: Harbor Chat 02-03-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 953
Posted By Datenight
I had a Laminectomy in July of 2010 at age 53. It...

I had a Laminectomy in July of 2010 at age 53. It changed my life. Back pain had been an issue since my early 20's. Our family has long been a beliver in chiropractic therapy and I was a regular...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 02-03-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Datenight
Has it been used, if so rebuilt or serviced? ...

Has it been used, if so rebuilt or serviced?

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,251
Posted By Datenight
I have to admit I did the same thing on the 23'...

I have to admit I did the same thing on the 23' Pen Yann. Opened the cap and put the nozzel in the adjacent rod holder. I pumped nearly 2 gallons before realizing it sounded different.

Sponged the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 1,021,205
Posted By Datenight
Weirdly enough I learned to back an inboard with...

Weirdly enough I learned to back an inboard with our 23' tunnel drive. It was not until the end of the season and I did entertain whenever taking a slip. Fortunately we had a mooring at our home...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-30-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,368
Posted By Datenight
The admiral then spent 3 hours cleaning. The...

The admiral then spent 3 hours cleaning. The ceiling and walls with water dampened towels. The floor by vacuuming followed by mineral spirit soaked towels.

The finish came out with a lot of...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-30-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,368
Posted By Datenight
Yes as long as you do not wait months between...

Yes as long as you do not wait months between sections. If possible coat entire floor with the last coat. Doing that will eliminate any start/stop lines.

Rob
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,493
Views: 1,021,205
Posted By Datenight
We had a 1973 model. Was a great boat for us. ...

We had a 1973 model. Was a great boat for us.

Rob
Forum: Power Systems 01-29-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,567
Posted By Datenight
Here are the photos of the Kobelt controls.

Here are the photos of the Kobelt controls.
Forum: Power Systems 01-29-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,567
Posted By Datenight
Will do. It will be later this afternoon. Rob

Will do. It will be later this afternoon.

Rob
Forum: General Maintenance 01-29-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Datenight
We totally rebuilt a 37' Skyline trawler over...

We totally rebuilt a 37' Skyline trawler over about 12 years. The gally counter top was one project. I chose to do it in granite . The photos are

1. Before, 2. Undermount sink, 3. Fabricating at...
Forum: Power Systems 01-29-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,567
Posted By Datenight
Hi Weeb, Dual function single lever are my...

Hi Weeb,

Dual function single lever are my preference as well. I have two Kobelt 2046 (have to check to be sure on the number) single lever dual action controls. Bought them used for a project two...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 01-28-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Datenight
I use DAN, Divers Alert Network whenever boating...

I use DAN, Divers Alert Network whenever boating out of the country. Have used it the area you paln to travel and this past December crossing the Atlantic.

Rob
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-26-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By Datenight
Yes, his first trip to South Carolina....

Yes, his first trip to South Carolina. Unfortunatly, it will be mostly work.

Rob
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-25-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By Datenight
Welcome aboard. My brother is heading down there...

Welcome aboard. My brother is heading down there (from Connecticut) tomorrow to do a tile job for an old customer.

Rob
Forum: General Maintenance 01-21-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,414
Posted By Datenight
I forgot to mention the the sole was stained gray...

I forgot to mention the the sole was stained gray due to the finish being completly worn off for several years. It shows in photo one. After removing the finish with stripper and a scraper I washed...
Forum: General Maintenance 01-20-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,414
Posted By Datenight
Hi Scott, I don't see the need for the epoxy...

Hi Scott,

I don't see the need for the epoxy clearcoat as a primer. Is your thought to make it more water resistant? Unless the floor is getting drenched I don't see the need. If it is getting...
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